Monte girls win White River powerlifting title

BUCKLEY — With all six of their participants winning championships, Montesano’s girls captured the team title at the White River Invitational powerlifting meet last weekend.

The Bulldog girls totaled 48 points, 10 more than host White River. North Beach, which swept the top three places in the unlimited classification, placed third with 26.

Shelton took the boys team title with 46 points. Fielding a makeshift squad due to other commitments, Montesano was second with 34.

Montesano’s Noah Ewing and Ashley Laney received the Best Overall Lifter awards.

Laney captured the girls 97-pound division with a lift total of 515 pounds. Other Bulldog female champions included Chazlyn O’Bannon at 105 pounds (450-pound total), Rayna Ashlock at 114 (595), Lyndsy Quinn at 132 (590), Corie Stewart at 148 (750) and Charley Schimelpfenig at 165 (550).

North Beach’s Dakota Dycus, with an 835-pound total, won the girls unlimited title.

Ewing, who finished with a 1,295-pound total, won the 198-pound boys weight class. Elma’s Wesley Allen took the 114-pound division with a 705-pound total and North Beach’s Jacob McCabe-Brown nabbed the 165-pound crown with a 1,045-pound total.

Other Grays Harbor placewinners:



114 — Max Howard, North Beach. 123 — Erik Warner, Montesano. 132 — Vonte Schoch, Montesano. Unlimited — Joe Wilson, Elma.


123 — Imani Lund, Montesano. 148 — Brandon Rose, Montesano. 181 — Kenny Darst, Montesano.



97 — Kasey Hearn, North Beach. 148 — Breanna Cheney, North Beach. Unlimited — Shyanne Morrow, North Beach.


Unlimited — Alexis Johnson, North Beach.

The next meet is scheduled for Feb. 8 at Northwest Christian in Lacey.


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